Finding What You Need
In response to its growing population, the Tri-Communities’ retail industries are likewise booming, with an abundance of both small private stores and larger superstores and malls. Shoppers can find anything from everyday necessities, bargain stores, antiques, crafts, clothing, upscale boutiques and more, located in convenient and pedestrian friendly locales. Retail centers are strategically located so as to create a full shopping experience, with restaurants and stores dotted along relaxing walkways and tree-lined streets.
Sterling Heights is home to Lakeside Mall, which features 180 stores and was the largest mall in Metro Detroit in terms of square footage prior to the opening of Great Lakes Crossing in 1998.